St. Lucie Project
The St. Lucie Project is an 8.8% ownership in St. Lucie Unit 2, an 838 MW nuclear power plant operated by Florida Power and Light.
|Members||Entitlement in MegawattsMegawatts2|
|Green Cove Springs||1.4|
|New Smyrna Beach
2Participants' capacity entitlements based on the unit's net summer rating, which indicates the unit's design capability. Amounts shown include additional capacity for the St. Lucie Project placed into service during 2011 as a result of upgrades to the facilities. Actual output of the unit may vary based on operating conditions.
St. Lucie Unit 2 Facts
Operator: Florida Power and Light, the plant’s majority owner
Capacity: 838 MW
Location: Hutchinson Island, about eight miles southeast of Fort Pierce, Fla.
Age and License: St. Lucie Unit 2 began operation in 1983. In 2003, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission extended the plant’s operating license by 20 years. It is now licensed to operate until 2043.